Definition of Hypophysial dwarf

1. Noun. A dwarf whose condition is caused by a deficiency of growth hormones, rather than by genetic factors (as in the case of the achondroplastic dwarf).

Exact synonyms: Levi-lorrain Dwarf, Pituitary Dwarf
Generic synonyms: Dwarf, Midget, Nanus



Medical Definition of Hypophysial dwarf

1. Dwarfism as result of failure of growth hormone production because of hypothalamic or pituitary abnormality. Synonym: pituitary dwarf. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypophysial Dwarf

hypophyseal pouch
hypophyseal stalk
hypophysectomise
hypophysectomised
hypophysectomize
hypophysectomized
hypophysectomy
hypophyseoportal system
hypophyseoprivic
hypophyseotropic
hypophyses
hypophysial
hypophysial amenorrhoea
hypophysial cachexia
hypophysial duct
hypophysial dwarf (current term)
hypophysial fossa
hypophysial infantilism
hypophysial portal circulation
hypophysial portal system
hypophysin
hypophysio-sphenoidal syndrome
hypophysioportal system
hypophysioprivic
hypophysiotropic
hypophysiotropic hormone
hypophysis
hypophysis cerebri
hypophysis sicca

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